Hawk combination player earns third straight nod in three weeks.
Hawks wrap up regular season tournament schedule in Buffalo.
Hawks can't hang with ranked Ohio State who hits close to .500 for the match.
UMES plays well against tournament host.
Hawk newcomers earn recognition at NSU Spartan Invite.
UMES Volleyball versus Norfolk State University at Echols Hall (Photos by Mark Sutton)
UMES Volleyball v. Norfolk State inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center
See Joey Gardner's shot of the team taking on Delaware State in the William P. Hytche Athletic Center on September 27.
See John Meore's shot of the team taking on Sacred Heart at the 2013 SHU Hampton Inn Invitational.
2013: Saw action in 29 sets (nine matches) and recorded 117 assists, 62 digs, 55 kills, 11 blocks (one solo), and six aces ... Named to the Sacred Heart University Hampton Inn Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Earned NSU Invite All-Tournament Team recognition ... Selected to the Blue & White Classic All-Tournament Team ... Won MEAC Rookie of the Week honors during the week of Sept. 2nd through 8th ... in her first collegiate match, she recorded career-highs in kills (15) and assists (21) against Manhattan (09/06/13) ... led the team in kills (6) and assists (12) versus Sacred Heart (09/07/13) ... a team-high eight assists against American (09/07/13) ... led the Hawks in kills (8) and assists (14) versus Charlotte (09/13/13) ... posted her second career double-double with 17 helpers and 11 digs in the victory over Bethune-Cookman (09/14/13) ... led the team in kills (5) and assists (13) against Norfolk State (09/14/13) ... led the Hawks in kills (3) and assists (7) versus #13 Ohio State (09/20/13) ... finished second on the team in kills (6), assists (9), and digs (4) against Buffalo (09/21/13) ... recorded a team-high 16 helpers versus Valparaiso (09/21/13).
High School/Club: Played volleyball for SK Kometa Praha (2005-11) and SK Slavia Praha (2011-13) in the Extraleague (Prague, Czech Republic) ... Two-time Best Player of the Year (2008-09 & 2010-11) ... Helped SK Slavia Praha finished 5th in the Extraleague.
Personal: Born November 20, 1991 in Prague, Czech Republic ... Daughter of Blazena Valkoskova and Zdenek Jerabek ... Petra is the only child ... Major is Sociology ... Pre-game routine/superstition is listening to music ... Plans to attend graduate school in the Czech Republic and play volleyball overseas ... best advice/favorite saying received is, "If not the team, who will be for me? If not the team, who am I for? If not for each other, who will be for us?" ... Hobbies outside of sports include movies, food, cooking, photography, and friends ... Favorite Book/Author is Dear John by Nicolas Sparks ... Favorite movie(s) are Coach Carter and Friends with Benefits ... Personal best sports moment is an emotional victory over a rival ... Most influential person is her youth coach, Mr. Radek Krpac, because his preparation both physically and mentally ... Personal athletic goal for the season is becoming a leader on the court ... Personal athletic goal before graduation is winning a championship with teammates.
Kills:15 (v. Manhattan, Sept. 6, 2013)
Aces:2 (2x, last @ Norfolk State, 09/14/13)
Assists:21 (v. Manhattan, Sept. 6, 2013)
Digs:12 (@ Sacred Heart, Sept. 7, 2013)
Blocks:4 (@ Sacred Heart, Sept. 7, 2013)